Summer Art Camp 2003
Pastel Portraits like Mary Cassatt
Patti Perry showed campers how to study
faces to see where features fit in relation to one another. Some
looked at themselves in mirrors. Others drew people sitting in
While campers were working, Patti made suggestions for adding
Mask, the dog, was a popular subject with some campers.
Finished work is displayed on a wall.
Making a Mural Like Marc Chagall
Sibyl MacKenzie shows campers a print of
Marc Chagall's The Green Donkey and explains how they will
enlarge the cartoon to make a much larger mural.
Bits of string have been stretched across the print marking off
square areas. Each camper "apprentice" will be responsible
for painting one square area on a ceiling tile. First they sketch
important lines in pencil, then trace them with black paint.
As outlines are finished, campers start to paint in the colors,
using the original print as a guide.
Painted tiles are then reassembled.
Campers sign the board on which tiles will be mounted. The finished
mural is displayed next to Chagall's print.
Another group of campers works on Chagall's print I and the
|The second finished mural is signed and displayed.
|Tiles etched on Monday were fired overnight
and are now cooling in the kiln.
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